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Gov. Rauner to make changes to education funding bill

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:29
MT. ZION, Ill. (WAND) - Governor Bruce Rauner is asking the Illinois Senate to send the education funding bill to his office.
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Kip Moore performing at State Farm Center in September

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:03
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - State Farm Center officials have announced they are adding to the growing list of concerts being held this fall.
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Illinois recycling companies announce merger

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:56
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – Recycling companies in the Champaign-Urbana area announced a recycling expansion effort. 
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U.S. DOE awards grant for bioenergy research center

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:51
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - The U.S. Department of Energy officials say intend to fund a multimillion-dollar Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Corn and Sunflowers in Urbana Garden

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:41
URBANA, Ill. (WAND): A nursing student's garden in Urbana is the talk of the town. 
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Several central Illinois communities top the list for safest in Illinois

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:00
A new report from SafeWise has several central Illinois communities listed as the safest  in Illinois.
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Illinois announces unclaimed money payout

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:56
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Illinois leaders say millions in unclaimed dollars are now in the right hands. 
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Cash stolen in shaved ice stand theft

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:04
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Officers say someone stole money from a shaved ice store in Springfield. 
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Casey's armed robbery prompts manhunt

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:24
WARRENSBURG, Ill. (WAND) – Police say an armed robbery suspect is on the loose. 
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Weekend arson leaves behind interior damage

WAND News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:37
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Firefighters are now calling a weekend house fire an arson.
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Deadly motorcycle crash

WAND News - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 23:57
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Macon County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash.
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Police investigating attempted murder

WAND News - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 23:46
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur police are investigating an attempted murder.
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Historic Lincoln area right outside of Decatur

WAND News - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 22:29
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – It’s located right off the Lincoln Trail Memorial Parkway, just off of Route 36. The Lincoln Trail Homestead State Park, is a little gem just west of Decatur. Historians say this was the first home-place of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois. He lived in a small cabin in the area for about a year. Where the cabin used to stand there is now a memorial. Thomas Hanks, a direct descendent of Mary Hanks (Mary Hanks Lincoln), says the area is a big historic la...
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St. John's NICU family reunion

WAND News - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 21:10
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - St. John's Children's Hospital patients got to celebrate the progress they have made in their life.
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Police investigating Decatur murder

WAND News - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 20:20
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - An 18 year old male is dead after a shooting on West Packard Street.
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Shots fired in Decatur near West Packard Street

WAND News - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 22:08
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Police were called to the scene near the 1001 Block of West Packard Street.
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10th annual Illinois State Police motorcycle and car fun run

WAND News - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 21:26
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Illinois State Police Hosted it's 10th annual Memorial Park Motorcycle and Car Fun Run.
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Bicycling with the concerns of police survivors

WAND News - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 21:02
ILLINOIS (WAND) - The Illinois chapter of COPS is bicycling across the state.
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Assumption homecoming for fallen soldier

WAND News - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 19:23
ASSUMPTION, Ill. (WAND) - Captain Joseph Smith is finally home after 46 years. Capt. Smith entered the Air Force in November of 1968. 
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Governor tours flood damage areas

WAND News - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 15:41
ILLINOIS (WAND) - Governor Runner joined Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Lake County Board Chairman to tour flood damage in Lake County.
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